... I am not as far as long as you, but I believe what you wrote. ... (17 replies)
... I broke my heel three months ago, I've been doing pt for about 4 weeks now. I want to go swimming tomorrow but not sure what type of exercises I can do help strengthen my leg and foot. If anyone out there used swimming for strengthening your leg and foot please let me know. ... (3 replies)
Thanks for the reply! Actually, no surgery. According to the ortho.it wasnt displaced so he felt no surgery was needed. I, on the other hand am not so sure, I have read and heard various healing stories without surgery.
I go back to the ortho tomorrow, I will have my list with me. I also have manipulation 2 more times this week. This has helped a bunch, however I am... (81 replies)
... I believe from what you say, that you are where you should be with your recovery and WBing. I know you don't want to hear this, but patience my dear....patience. ... (81 replies)
... injure it but stressed it some. Another question is what type of hardware do you have installed? ... (104 replies)
... Hello all
I am Thanos from Athens, Greece.
18 months ago I broke both of my heels. After the surgery (6 pins and a plate) in each heel I stayed 3 months in a wheel chair and 2-3 months with crutches.
From the very first moment (after removing the metal stitches) I was “pushing” my recovery with exercises at home and a lot of swimming (sea and every day at least one hour... (1 replies)
... On July 19th of this year, I had a fall at work which resulted in a communited fracture of my left heel. The bone was pretty badly broken requiring surgery. I was lucky in that my physician was able to screw it back together without doing the huge L incision on my foot however . ... (1 replies)
... went to a podiatrist about my ankles 2 yrs ago. He did xrays and we found out I had an accessory nevicular bone in each arch of my feet. He said that is why I broken down arches, which is then causing all my other issues. He mentioned reconstruction surgery and I freaked out, and told him I wanted to try orthotics first. ... (6 replies)
... Those have been big emotional milestones for something I wouldn't have given a second thought to 4 months ago. So let me try to explain what I mean about the mental aspect. My question to my doc was and what I present to everyone else here is, is my heel bone healed enough for normal activities? ... (82 replies)
... Sbrew. Wow. I am amazed that with a broken hip you are still trying to get around and still trying to rehab your foot at the same time. Please be careful... ... (80 replies)
... I'll give you my thoughts based on my own experience and conversations with others over the years. First, no apologies necessary. Some of us have broken other bones and laughed about how minor those injuries were in comparison. ... (5 replies)
... Feeling is nothing when you're talking about broken bones. You can't feel if they've healed. ... (3 replies)
... reward thing. infection from this surgery as with many foot related surgeries is what causes loss of foot , not the break itself. kids don't have great circulation to feet!!! ... (205 replies)
... m guessing the intern in charge of ER had no idea what this injury was. ... (205 replies)
... Says I have a broken sesamoid bone. But says my mobility and flexibility at bunion surgery site is great. Suggests a cortisone shot and a shoe insert. ... (24 replies)